St. Paul, MN (March 14, 2017) — Matsuura Machinery USA, an innovator in the development of high speed machining and the manufacture of automated, unmanned high accuracy CNC machine tools, announces R.J. Reed has joined the Matsuura USA Sales Team as Regional Sales Manager.

Reed is located in Grayslake, IL and will manage Matsuura Machinery USA Inc.’s Chicago and Midwestern regions.

“Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. is steadily expanding as the demand for Matsuura high speed and high precision 5-Axis CNC machine tools continues to grow. Reed is an experienced, competent and motivated individual with a strong technical background,” said Matsuura USA President Craig St. John.

Reed has more than 10 years of professional CNC Machine Tool Sales, Project Management and Sales Management. He will be connecting with existing Matsuura USA customers to ensure their needs are met, while also developing new partners within the regions.

“Reed is a persuasive and energetic team player who specializes in acquiring new business, while maintaining relationships with a focus on problem solving and partnership,” St. John added.

Reed was most recently with ATS Systems/CoolJet, as Regional Manager where he was responsible for managing sales generation within the territories of Illinois, Wisconsin and Missouri.  His prior role was as Sales Engineer, Morris Midwest.

Reed is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree. He holds many accreditations in professional Sales and Management and he is CMTSE (Certified Machine Tool Sales Engineer) accredited.

“Reed’s technical background and success in improving sales rankings and increasing sales revenue in a short period of time make him a welcome addition to our team. We are confident that his experience and knowledge will help cultivate our customer relationships and drive our company goals,” St. John concluded.

Matsuura’s high-accuracy machining equipment, including multi-pallet and multi-tasking machine tools provides manufacturing solutions to a wide range of industries around the globe. The company’s automation capabilities and industry leading 5-Axis capabilities can simplify the production process, reduce cycle time and provide unmanned machining capabilities.

Matsuura Machinery USA provides full 5-axis, vertical and horizontal CNC machine tools and has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology for the manufacturing industry.

The company’s 40,000 sq. ft. facility in St. Paul, MN includes a large showroom and demonstration area, conference and training rooms, machine storage areas, accessories and spare parts, as well as administrative, service, and engineering application support.

Matsuura Machinery USA markets and supports Matsuura equipment users through local distributors, making certain that customers have the engineering and service support they require. 

Since 1935, Matsuura has been a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative machining equipment to ensure that manufacturing professionals always have the tools they need to create high quality parts. As the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan, Matsuura USA provides the premium service, applications, and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.

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